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Initially launched as Emotion UI, Huawei EMUI is an Android-based custom user interface developed by Huawei for its mobile devices. On the other hand, EMUI’s re-branded version is called Magic UI and comes on Honor smartphones.

Huawei has been using this custom Android user interface since 2012 and soon it’ll unveil the 11th version of the EMUI. There’s a broad history of EMUI, so here you can check the complete bloodline fo the entire EMUI system.

EMUI History:

EMOTION UI 1.0:

On December 30, 2012, Huawei introduced the first Huawei Mobile Operating System version, Emotion UI 1.0, which is based on Android 4.0. This version features voice assistant, customizable home screen and users can switch themes according to their preferences.

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Huawei Ascend P1 was the first phone to get this software.

EMUI 3.0:

On September 4, 2014, Huawei switched the software name from “Emotion UI” to “EMUI” and launched EMUI 3.0 (Android 4.4 and above) along with Huawei Ascend Mate 7 at the pre-IFA event in Berlin.

Since then, this Android-based user interface called EMUI instead of Emotion UI. With this launch, Huawei also introduced its own App Store.

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EMUI 4.0:

In 2015, Huawei launched EMUI 4.0 on Huawei Mate 8. This OS came with a redesigned interface based on Android 6.

EMUI 5.0:

In 2016, Huawei launched EMUI 5.0 with Huawei Mate 9 flagship.

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Removed Firmware Images Support:

In 2017, Huawei removed ROM Images from the official website and shifted all users to over-the-air (OTA) updates.

EMUI 8.0:

In late 2017, Huawei skipped EMUI version 6.0 and 7.0 and jumped directly to EMUI 8.0 and pre-installed on Huawei Mate 10 series. The EMUI 8.0 is based on Android 8.

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EMUI 8.1:

In Early 2018, Huawei launched EMUI 8.1 with Huawei P20 series, based on Android 8.1. It brought a new gaming performance feature called GPU Turbo. These new features and user interface changes.

EMUI 9.0:

At IFA 2018 event, Huawei introduced EMUI 9.0 based on Android 9. It brings new features such as a gesture navigation system, making the interface more reachable, reorganizing the settings menu, introducing Digital Balance dashboard, GPU Turbo 2.0. Huawei Mate 20 series was the first to come pre-installed with this EMUI version.

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EMUI 9.1:

In Early 2019, Huawei launched the Huawei P30 series pre-equipped with EMUI 9.1, an update over the existing EMUI 9 but with more added features, such as GPU Turbo 3.0, EROFS file system, OneHope file sharing, Huawei CarKey, Phone Clone, AR Measure, and more.

This EMUI version has also improved the EMUI ecosystem.

EMUI 10:

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On August 9, at Huawei Developer Conference 2019 (HDC 2019) Huawei launched EMUI 10 based on Android 10. With this version, Huawei reinvented the whole user interface and introduced a new Magazine style UI, Morandi color system, Golden Ratio icon, Colorful AOD, Redesigned Camera app layout, New fluid animation effects, and the most popular Dark Mode.

Huawei Mate 30 series was the first smartphones to come pre-installed with EMUI 10.0 but Huawei had already started EMUI 10.0 beta testing with the Huawei P30 series ahead of Mate 30 launching.

EMUI 10.1:

In early 2020, Huawei launched the Huawei P40 series with EMUI 10.1. This EMUI version has MeeTime calling, Multi-screen collaboration, Huawei share, Cast+ wireless projection, Sound Booster, Cross-Device Photo gallery, Celia Voice assistant, New Themes, Multi-Window Multi-Tasking, more improved security.

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In April 2020, Huawei announced EMUI 10.1 beta program for Huawei P30 and Mate 30 devices, which later expanded to even more Huawei smartphones.

EMUI 11:

On September 10, 2020, Huawei announced EMUI 11, the version is based on Android 10 but the company said it’ll take some of the features from Android 11.

Initially, Huawei started EMUI 11 beta for Huawei P40, Mate 30, MatePad Pro series in China but the company has rushed ahead and opened the beta program for global customers.

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Check the complete EMUI 11 round-up here.

Amy is our firmware and software specialist, she keeps her eagle eyes open for new software rollouts, beta programs, and other software related activities as well as new smartphone launch.

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EMUI 12 Rollout Schedule for Russia and Central Asia

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EMUI 12 schedule Russia

Since January 2022, Huawei has started the rollout of stable EMUI 12 software updates in the global market. EMUI 12 comes with a brand new user interface, which is much better than EMUI 11. It also comes with new features and improvements to provide a next-level experience somehow similar to HarmonyOS.

Global Huawei consumers seem excited to install the latest EMUI 12 software system. The major Huawei, device market includes Europe, the Middle East, Russia, and more. Speaking about Russian Market has also a prominent smartphone with a large number of shipped units.

So, Huawei users are you belong to Russia and Central Asia? Yes! do you know about your device’s EMUI 12 rollout status and related information? Early this month, Huawei released an EMUI 12 rollout schedule for eligible devices worldwide.

The official schedule also contains information about EMUI 12 rollout for the Huawei devices available in Russia along with their current status. You can check the full roadmap below.

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EMUI 12 schedule Russia

Updated on June 27, 2022:

EMUI 12 rollout schedule for Russia and Central Asia

  • Huawei P40 Pro+: Completed (End of February 2022)
  • Huawei Mate Xs: Completed (End of February 2022)
  • Huawei Mate 30 Pro: Completed (End of February 2022)
  • Huawei P40 Pro: Completed (Middle of February 2022)
  • Huawei P40: Completed (End of February 2022)
  • Huawei P40 Lite: Completed (Early March 2022)
  • Huawei Mate 20: Completed ( Middle of May 2022)
  • Huawei Mate 20 Pro: Completed (Early April 2022)
  • Huawei Mate 20 RS Porsche Design: Completed (Middle of April 2022)
  • Huawei Nova 5T: Completed (Middle of April 2022)
  • Huawei P30: Pushing in batches (End of March 2022)
  • Huawei P30 Pro:  Pushing in batches (End of March 2022)

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Huawei Enjoy 20 SE (EMUI 10) getting May 2022 security update

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Huawei Enjoy 20 SE May 2022 update

Launched in 2021, Huawei Enjoy 20 SE smartphone users have started collecting the May 2022 security update. The update installs the latest improvements for system security and stability to enhance the device’s functionality.

It has been a long time since the corresponding device users grabbed the improvement patch. Consequently, the previous version came with April 2022 security patch with several fixes for critical, high, and medium levels of CVEs for the device.

Similarly, the latest May 2022 security update for Huawei Enjoy 20 SE brings new fixes related to the audio functions, voice ID application, and other focal points of the system. Users can identify the update with the build number EMUI 10.1.1.173.

The update is appearing through the OTA medium and will hit the device in some days. In the meantime, users must ensure to keep checking the update section and also the My Huawei app that ultimately allows requesting the newest firmware version.

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Huawei Enjoy 20 SE May 2022 update

However, before moving on to the update procedure, users must understand the following instructions:

  • The new update may have a huge package size, thus, users must use a stable Wi-Fi connection to download the software.
  • Users must have the base EMUI version 10.1.1.172 for installing the latest update.
  • Aside, users must verify the storage space beforehand, so that the software can fit in the phone easily.
  • The smartphone must have a battery level of 45 percent for a fruitful installation procedure.
  • Though the update would not harm any data, we suggest taking a backup of the device.

How to check for updates?

Just go to the Settings app of the phone menu. Further, swipe down and select System & Updates > Software Updates. Next, tap on the Check For Updates, and follow the on-screen norms. As you see a suitable update on the screen, select the Download & Install tab.

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  • This update improves system security with security patches
  • May 2022 security patches have been integrated for better system security.
  • Adapting model: Huawei Enjoy 20 SE PPA-AL20

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Huawei Mate Xs EMUI 12.0.0.252 update is necessary to install

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Huawei Mate Xs EMUI 12.0.0.252

Huawei has started to rollout an EMUI 12.0.0.252 software update for the global version of Mate Xs 2 foldable phone, the phone users can get this update necessary rot improve the system security and improve the phone’s overall performance.

EMUI 12.0.0.252 software package has a size of 270MB and the update is currently expanding among consumers gradually. To be mentioned, the update has security patches released this month to fix the latest issues in EMUI firmware.

A few months ago, Huawei launched Mate Xs 2 foldable phone for consumers. The phone is available to purchase also in the global market, which is a matter of surprise.

While its Chinese version HarmonyOS 2.0 operating system, the global variant has EMUI 12 pre-installed, which is almost similar to the Chinese counterpart in terms of looks and feel.

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Huawei Mate Xs EMUI 12.0.0.252

Unlike the first generation Mate Xs, the Mate Xs 2 is equipped with a new processor Snapdragon 888 4G, featuring octa-core architecture – Octa-core, 1 x Cortex-X1 at 2.84 GHz + 3 x Cortex-A78 at 2.42 GHz + 4 x Cortex-A55 at 1.8 GHz. The phone also brings better graphics performance provided by Adreno 660 GPU.

Similar to the Mate Xs 2 and Huawei P50 Pro, the Chinese tech giant has kept Huawei Mate Xs 2’s camera department filed with new hardware capabilities. It features a 50MP triple rear camera system. While there’s a wide-angle camera ready to take your selfies up from the front.

Update instructions:

Huawei Mate Xs EMUI 12.0.0.252 update is currently rolling in batches and you can download this firmware via Settings > System &  updates and then tap on Software updates. From here you can follow the on-screen instructions to get the software update onboard.

However, before you move on to download this update, make sure you get the update instructions and understand them easily. We suggest you to get a backup of your important files to prevent unwanted deletion and then make sure you’ve sufficient battery backup to keep your phone up and running, while the update installs.

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